Sleep Good turns Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" into a fine pop punk tune titled "Teen Sprite."
In the video below, Banjo Guy Ollie (previously) demonstrates one of the curious instruments in his collection: a Suzuki Andes A-25F flute keyboard [Amazon]. It's similar to a melodica, in that you blow into it, but unlike a melodica in that the keys direct air to individual flutes instead of a reed plate. The result… READ THE REST
The noises coming out of this circuit bent television would be a great addition to a track on an experimental noise music album. At times, the noises go from sounding like creepy static to resembling the sound of a woman screaming. I find the paranormal-looking flashes of light on the tv to be very pretty… READ THE REST
The Stern Grove Festival, now in its 84th year, embodies the diverse and joyful culture of San Francisco at its best: It's a series of summer Sunday concerts by musicians across myriad genres, takes place in the heart of the city in a stunningly beautiful natural amphitheater lined with giant redwoods, fir, and eucalyptus trees,… READ THE REST
Did you use to have one of those torchiere floor lamps in your college dorm room? Or is there one standing vigilantly next to you now as you read this? Those straight, upright lamps found their way into every home, almost like they were part of some Invasion of the Body Snatchers-style alien takeover scenario.… READ THE REST
The biggest frustration most Bluetooth speaker owners face is when they realize their speaker is completely inadequate for serious booming. They may be perfectly fine for casual, indoor listening, but if you're taking the speaker outside or trying to boost your tunes over the dull roar of a party, you'll need extra horsepower on the… READ THE REST
Digital painting has truly become an art in itself. Even with artists like Andy Warhol creating digital art on a Commodore Amiga back in the mid-80s, digital painting has mostly been a kitschy bit of artistic fun, not stuff to be regarded as a true masterwork. But much has changed over the past decade. Technology… READ THE REST